Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident.
Put no high value on your wisdom: let the fear of the Lord be before you, and keep yourself from evil:
By mercy and good faith evil-doing is taken away: and by the fear of the Lord men are turned away from evil.
The sharp man sees the evil and takes cover: the simple go straight on and get into trouble.
But Esau said, I have enough; keep what is yours, my brother, for yourself.
And on the third day Joseph said to them, Do this, if you would keep your lives: for I am a god-fearing man:
But earlier rulers who were before me made the people responsible for their upkeep, and took from them bread and wine at the rate of forty shekels of silver; and even their servants were lords over the people: but I did not do so, because of the fear of God.
If my hand had been lifted up against him who had done no wrong, when I saw that I was supported by the judges;
My flesh is moved for fear of you; I give honour to your decisions.
1 Thessalonians 5:22
Keep from every form of evil.
The simple man goes after her, like an ox going to its death, like a roe pulled by a cord;
Happy is the man in whom is the fear of the Lord at all times; but he whose heart is hard will come into trouble.
If a wise man goes to law with a foolish man, he may be angry or laughing, but there will be no rest.
1 Kings 19:2
Then Jezebel sent a servant to Elijah, saying, May the gods' punishment be on me if I do not make your life like the life of one of them by tomorrow about this time.
1 Kings 20:10
Then Ben-hadad sent to him, saying, May the gods' punishment be on me if there is enough of the dust of Samaria for all the people at my feet to take some in their hands.
The first words of his mouth are foolish, and the end of his talk is evil crime.
For Herod himself had sent men out to take John and put him in prison, because of Herodias, his brother Philip's wife, whom he had taken for himself.
These words came to the ears of the Pharisees who were with him and they said to him, Are we, then, blind?